Over the past two decades, the event industry has undergone a period of strong growth: as the industry has matured, the need for a specialized, skilled workforce has become increasingly pronounced. The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that the occupation of ‘meeting, convention and event planner’ will see a higher than average growth of 10% by 2024. Careers in event management are varied and multi-faceted, and event professionals are employed in a range of sectors: examples are hospitality, the arts, large corporations, associations and not-for-profits. The event industry offers careers in meetings and conventions; festivals, weddings and social events; corporate hospitality; trade shows and exhibitions; sporting events and fundraising events. Best Jobs Ranking lists Event Planner at number 25 of the best business jobs.
The MS in Event Management at the NYUSPS Jonathan M. Tisch Center of Hospitality delivers a cutting-edge curriculum, focused on the various skills event managers need in a fast-growing, globalized industry. It prepares students for event management roles across private, public and not-for-profit organizations.
Study in New York City OR if you are unable to attend on-site in NYC for spring, you can start this degree remotely and join us on campus in Fall 2021.
NOTE: Certain restrictions and requirements may apply for international students.
The MS in Event Management consists of 36 credits. Full-time students can complete the program in three semesters.
Students can select classes across the three different tracks below. Students can also take up to 6 credits in the MS in Tourism Management, MS in Hospitality Industry Studies, or related programs in consultation with their advisor.
We carefully weigh each component of your application during the admissions review process to evaluate your ability to benefit from and contribute to the dynamic learning environment and the challenging curriculum that the School offers.
The Jonathan M. Tisch Center of Hospitality is unique in offering an extensive range of exclusive scholarships to its graduate and undergraduate students. From fall 2019, all new graduate students at the Tisch Center receive a $10,000 scholarship upon registration. Continuing students can apply for scholarships each spring semester, and the funds will be disbursed in the following academic year in two installments (fall and spring). For more information, please visit our Scholarships page.